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Peter Baker

1952 - 1965

One of the unsung heroes of our double-winning side, Peter Baker made 342 senior appearances for us in 12 years.

Capped at youth level by England, Baker joined us in June 1949, turned professional a year later and made himself a regular by 1956-57.

Hampstead-born Baker was one-half of a formidable full-back pairing alongside Ron Henry as we landed the title and FA Cup in 1961 and another FA Cup in 1962.

A no-nonsense defender, he linked supebly with Danny Blanchflower as he added a European Cup Winners Cup medal to his collection in 1963.

He moved to South Africa in 1965 to play for Durban United, who he later managed. Still a regular visitor to the Lane when he returns to this country.


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Peter Baker
League Appearances
299
League Goals
3
League Cup Appearances
0
League Cup Goals
0
FA Cup Appearances
27
FA Cup Goals
0
European Appearances
16
European Goals
0